Ind. sergeant dies on duty

Sgt. Steve Kobitz died Monday as a result of unknown medical conditions

Duty Death: Steve Kobitz - [Valparaiso, Indiana]

End of Service: 05/25/2020

Bob Kasarda
The Times

VALPARAISO, Ind. — Valparaiso police Sgt. Steve Kobitz died while on duty Monday as a result of unknown medical conditions, according to the city police department.

"Sgt. Kobitz began his career in February 1992, honorably serving the city of Valparaiso for over 28 years," the department said in a prepared statement posted on social media. "Our condolences are extended to his family, friends, and fellow officers. You will be missed."

No further details were yet available Tuesday morning, according to the department.


It is with great sadness; the Valparaiso Police Department announces the loss of Sergeant Steve Kobitz. Sergeant Kobitz...

Posted by Valparaiso Police Department on Monday, May 25, 2020


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